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Saturday August 6, 2005 9:07 pm

Treo 670 Running Windows Mobile 5.0 Is A Reality


Posted by Sparky Categories: Cell Phones, Handhelds


Treo 670 Windows MobileWith rumors flying amidst Howard Forums posting movies and pictures of the Treo 670, could it really be true that Palm is working on a Windows Mobile 5.0 smartphone? Most phone geeks out there are really excited about this but I just don’t see how this is in Palm’s best interest - they have always been an OS and a software company as well as a hardware manufacturer (aside from the whole PalmOne/Palmsource buyback debacle) and it would seem that shipping a competitors operating system on their award winning hardware would be counterintuitive to their business model. I for one am excited about this - the Treo hardware has impressed me, but their software has always been slightly lacking when it came to just being a phone - with Windows Mobile 5.0 and Treo’s hardware design we could be on to a winner. Right now only a Verizon EV-DO version has surfaced, but hopefully a Cingular UMTS version is in the works to coincide with their pending UMTS launch.


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Sounds pretty cool….though I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that a new model is coming out even though I already bought the 650 lol. Stupid love/hate with the whole “upgrade” industry lol.


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